Ideas of Theophrastus, by Theme

[Greek, 371 - 287 BCE, Born at Eresus on Lesbos. Student of Aristotle, and subsequent head of the Lyceum. Taught Arcesilaus. Died at Athens.]

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13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 6. Relativism Critique
How can we state relativism of sweet and sour, if they have no determinate nature?
26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 2. Natural Purpose / c. Purpose denied
Theophrastus doubted whether nature could be explained teleologically [Gottschalk]